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Record number 508978
Title Gender training and female empowerment : Experimental evidence from Vietnam
Author(s) Bulte, Erwin; Lensink, Robert; Vu, Nhung
Source Economics Letters 145 (2016). - ISSN 0165-1765 - p. 117 - 119.
Department(s) Development Economics Group
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2016
Keyword(s) Business training - Gender equality - Intra-household bargaining power

We combine an RCT and a lab-in-the-field experiment to explore how participating in an ‘entrepreneurship and gender’ training affects the intra-household bargaining position of women. While male preferences dominate household decisions, the training attenuates the bargaining gap considerably. Inviting husbands to participate in the training does not further improve outcomes.

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